Specimen Information

Eichhornia crassipes
Eichhornia crassipes
(floating waterhyacinth)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID1399085
GroupPlants
GenusEichhornia
Speciescrassipes
Common Namefloating waterhyacinth
StateLA
CountySt. Martin
LocalityLake open water. Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAtchafalaya
HUC8 Number08080101
HUC10 NameMiddle Atchafalaya River
HUC10 Number0808010102
HUC12 NameHenderson Lake
HUC12 Number080801010207
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month5
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19426
Author:Madsen, J.D.
Date:2010
Title:Invasive Plant Atlas of the MidSouth.
Publisher:Geosystems Research Institute, Mississippi State University
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size2 Acres


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2019].

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